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Re: Dragonfly Mail Agent



Michel S. wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> With the recent discussion about removing sendmail from the base
> install, has anyone taken a look at DMA? It appears to be designed with
> exactly the same purpose in mind -- removing the dependency on a
> desktop-oriented install on sendmail or postfix, while still allowing
> cron et. al. to function fully.
> 
> Perhaps not for F-12, but if we start looking at it now, it might be
> well-tested enough to be considered for the next (or second next)
> release afterwards.
> 
> --
> Michel, wondering what F-12+1 will be numbered as!
> 
> Sent to you by Michel S. via Google Reader: DMA updates via DragonFly
> BSD Digest by Justin Sherrill on 8/29/09
> 
> DMA, the DragonFly Mail Agent, has been updated so that it can deliver
> email from cron job output. DMA is a former Summer of Code project to
> make a local-only mailer for DragonFly systems, so that larger mail
> transfer agents (like Sendmail or Postfix) are not needed on a system
> that isn’t designed to receive mail from external sources. There’s a
> TODO list (click the gitweb link) if you’d like to contribute.
> 
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We already have ssmtp, esmtp.  Is this something different?


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